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Was it an interstellar meteor that impacted the Pacific, or was it something else entirely? (science video)

May 13, 2022 | By | Reply More
Was it an interstellar meteor that impacted the Pacific, or was it something else entirely? (science video)

A high-speed interstellar object impacted the Pacific in 2014, according to the US Space Force and NASA. The two scientists who discovered the debris are now recommending that we track it down since the evidence suggests it may be sentient-made.

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Apophis, the Earth-killer asteroid gets people scared.

May 5, 2019 | By | Reply More
Apophis, the Earth-killer asteroid gets people scared.

On April 13th 2029, a scratch of light will streak across the sky getting brighter and faster. At one point it will travel more than the width of the full Moon within a minute and it will get as bright as the stars in the Little Dipper. But it won’t be a satellite or an […]

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Bering Sea meteor strike last Christmas could have destroyed New York and killed 20 million.

March 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Bering Sea meteor strike last Christmas could have destroyed New York and killed 20 million.

Last December (2018), an untracked and rather unexpected meteor exploded over the Bering Sea releasing 173 kilotons of energy, or more than ten times the energy of the Hiroshima atomic bomb blast. To put this event in context, if this meteor came in on a less fortunate angle and hadn’t air-burst, but instead struck the […]

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Earth death by meteor… NASA fights back.

November 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
Earth death by meteor… NASA fights back.

A team of NASA and international scientists for the first time has gathered a detailed understanding of the effects on Earth from a small asteroid impact.  The data obtained as the result of the airburst of a meteoroid over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk on Feb. 15, has revolutionized scientists’ understanding of this natural phenomenon. […]

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